Number of Child Brides Down in Indonesia: UN

By : webadmin | on 10:06 PM October 12, 2012
Category : Archive

Indonesia has seen a major decline in the number of child brides, but a significant 22 percent of Indonesian women aged 20 to 24 were married before the age of 18, according to a landmark report from a United Nations agency. The report warned that 142 million girls worldwide could be married before 18 within the next decade if global trends continued. Read all about it in today’s Jakarta Globe.